Funds Available from Finance Yorkshire

Finance Yorkshire provides SMEs with a range of financial support through Seedcorn and Growth Fund (primarily equity) investments along with large and small Business Loans.

£5k - £25k
  • Aimed at start-ups or small businesses with plans to scale-up or take on new staff
  • Loans repaid over a term of up to five years

£25k - £250k
  • Loan Term – up to 5 years
  • Interest charges and fees: variable, reflective of risk

Up to £1.5m
  • Aimed at SMEs seeking to develop their business model in a transformational way
  • Investment provided for capital expenditure to improve productivity, product development and new market penetration

Up to £1.5m
  • Aimed at new or pre-revenue companies where innovative or disruptive technologies are being developed to capitalise on future opportunities.
  • Focussed on technology and knowledge-based businesses

Fuelling the growth of the region’s businesses

Businesses must be located in or are planning to relocate to Yorkshire and Humber.

Finance Yorkshire’s support help businesses fill the gaps in funding they need for growth and development, where conventional sources of finance are insufficient or unavailable.

Finance Yorkshire’s aim is to provide financial support to ambitious entrepreneurs and business owners who can demonstrate their ability to successfully grow their companies. If this sounds like you, read on.

Who can Finance Yorkshire assist?

SME's paying business rates in the Yorkshire region or those wishing to relocate, who are experiencing a funding gap.

Have a look at our news page and case studies for information about some of the businesses Finance Yorkshire has previously invested in.

If you have any questions about making an application phone us on 0300 030 6060 or email